2017-03-09 / Obituaries


Laurie Len Roberts, 55, of Coffeeville passed away March 10, 2017 in Monroe County.

He was born June 8, 1961 to Ewell Dayton Roberts and Martha Purvis Roberts. He was a member of the Coffeeville Masonic Lodge #122. He was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church. He was a Man of God with a servant’s heart who very much enjoyed helping others. He enjoyed gardening and spending time outdoors but more than anything, he was a devoted and loving husband, father and Poppa. He was an employee of Georgia Pacific Pulp Mill.

Survivors include his wife, Leesa Stokley Roberts; two children, Sheramie (Chad) Larrimore, Zachary (Terri) Roberts; four grandchildren, John Patrick Larrimore, Lynlee Larrimore, Cooper Hudson, Ellie Hudson; one brother, Clark (Susan) Roberts; dear friends whom he loved as brothers, Alvin McIntyre, Cecil Roberts and a host of other dear relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be Tuesday, March 14 from 5 until 8 p.m. and resume at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson. The service will be Wednesday, March 15 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Glenn Dunnam officiating. Interment will follow at Griffin Chapel Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Jason James, Randy Smith, Vic Stringer, Shannon Sawyer, Mike Rawls, Greg Hooper, Cecil Roberts and Alvin McIntyre.

Honorary pallbearers will be James Dunagan and co-workers of the E&I unit at Georgia Pacific Pulp Mill.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.lathanfuneralhomejackson.com.   

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson will direct.


Return to top